NSHA Speaker Sponsors Bill Against Gender Based Violence In Nasarawa

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi is sponsoring a Bill for a Law to Enact the Nasarawa State Gender Based Violence(Prohibition) Law and other Matters Connected Therewith.This, he said, would help in curbing the rate of gender based violence crime in the state if finally passed into law by the assembly.The Deputy Speaker,Rt. Hon. Nehemiah Tsentse Dandaura,who presided over the sitting slated September 15, 2020 for the second reading of the bill.Balarabe Abdullahi while presenting the first reading of the bill said that it has became imperative due to the negative effects of gender violence to societal development.” This is a Bill for a Law to Enact the Nasarawa State Gender Based Violence(Prohibition) Law and other Matters Connected Therewith,” the Speaker saidHon Tanko Tunga, the Majority Leader of the House seconded the motion for the bill to scale first reading.

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